Broadway stars Heather Headley and Christopher Jackson are guest starring in an upcoming episode of Disney Junior’s The Lion Guard. However this isn’t the duo’s first experience with Disney Lion King stories. Both performers starred in the original Broadway production of The Lion King.

Via Playbill

Via Playbill

What’s happening:

  • Playbill is reporting that Heather Headley and Christopher Jackson will guest star in an upcoming episode of The Lion Guard voicing the parents of Makini the mandrill.
  • The duo plays Fikiri and Kitendo, and will sing the song "As You Move Forward."
  • Disney Junior shared a music video of the song on their YouTube page:

More Lion Guard news:

  • Disney Junior also revealed how Scar got his scar in a new video on their YouTube Channel.
  • Simba’s uncle, tells Ushari about the time he led his own lion guard and how he got his scar. Take a look:

The Lion Guard voice cast includes:

  • Rob Lowe as Simba
  • Gabrielle Union as Nala
  • Max Charles as Kion
  • Joshua Rush as Bunga
  • Atticus Shaffer as Ono
  • Diamond White as Fuli
  • Dusan Brown as Beshte
  • Eden Riegel as Kiara
  • Madison Pettis as Zuri
  • Ernie Sabella as Pumbaa
  • Gary Anthony Williams as Mufasa
  • Jeff Bennett as Zazu
  • Andrew Kishino as Janja
  • Vargus Mason as Cheezi
  • Jonny Rees as Mzingo
  • Khary Payton as Rafiki
  • Kevin Schon as Timon & Chungu

The Lion Guard airs on Disney Junior. Season 3 premieres on August 3rd with two new episodes.